Men’s College Basketball Roundup: No. 4 Virginia routs Coppin State

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — De’Andre Hunter scored 20 points, and No. 4 Virginia routed Coppin State 97-40 on Friday night.

Hunter was outscoring the Eagles for most of the first half after hitting two early 3-pointers for the Cavaliers (3-0). A 3-pointer by Ibn Williams with 6:10 left finally gave Coppin State more points than the sophomore forward, but the Eagles trailed 26-13.

Williams and Lamar Morgan led Coppin State (0-4) with six points each.

No. 7 North Carolina 108, Tennessee Tech 58

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Luke Maye had 15 points to help North Carolina to the runaway win.

Sterling Manley added 13 points for the Tar Heels (4-0), who shot 55 percent against an overmatched opponent. Seventh Woods had seven points and a career-best eight assists off the bench, including a behind-the-back pass to set up a corner 3-pointer from Cameron Johnson after halftime.

Micaiah Henry scored 20 points for the Golden Eagles (0-4), who shot 36 percent and had 22 turnovers.

No. 12 Kansas State 95, Eastern Washington 68

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Xavier Sneed scored 16 points to lead five Kansas State players in double figures.

Dean Wade and Cartier Diarra each had 14 points, helping the Wildcats (3-0) advance to the semifinals of the Paradise Jam tournament. Kamau Stokes and Barry Brown Jr. had 10 points apiece.

Dujuanta Weaver scored 12 points and Nick Mayo added 11 points for the Colonels (2-2).

No. 16 Virginia Tech 88, Northeastern 60

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, helping Virginia Tech advance to the championship of the Charleston Classic.

Tomas Murphy led Northeastern (2-2) with 11 points. The Huskies will play Davidson for third place.

No. 22 LSU 74, Louisiana Tech 67

BATON ROUGE, La. — Ja’vonte Smart made a late 3-pointer and finished with 16 points, leading LSU to the victory.

Tremont Waters had 14 points for LSU (4-0). Skylar Mays and Daryl Edwards each scored 12.

Anthony Duruji led Louisiana Tech (3-1) with 22 points. Sophomore Exavian Christon matched his career high with 15 points and Amorie Archibald had 10.

No. 23 Purdue 79, Davidson 58

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Carsen Edwards had 29 points, and Purdue beat Davidson to reach the final of the Charleston Classic.

Edwards had six of Purdue’s 13 3-pointers. It was his fifth straight game with 20 or more points.

The Boilermakers (4-0) opened the second half with a 19-7 surge to break the game open. They are going for their third in-season tournament title in four years.

Kellen Grady had 18 points for Davidson, which will face Northeastern for third place in the eight-team tournament.

By Paul Wager

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